The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 32 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 161 127 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.80% 5.74% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 6.20% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 155
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £41,950 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2210 2048 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 92.59% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1554 1581
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 238 (66.67%) Windows
2 135 (37.82%) Microsoft
3 114 (31.93%) Active Directory
3 114 (31.93%) TCP/IP
4 109 (30.53%) Linux
5 102 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 92 (25.77%) VMware
7 86 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (21.01%) UNIX
9 68 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 66 (18.49%) Security Cleared
11 63 (17.65%) Cisco
12 57 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
13 56 (15.69%) DV Cleared
13 56 (15.69%) SQL
14 54 (15.13%) SC Cleared
15 53 (14.85%) MS Excel
15 53 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 52 (14.57%) Firewall
17 50 (14.01%) HP
18 47 (13.17%) SAN
19 44 (12.32%) Oracle
20 39 (10.92%) Windows 8
21 37 (10.36%) Citrix
22 36 (10.08%) ITIL
22 36 (10.08%) Degree
23 34 (9.52%) Hyper-V
24 33 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 33 (9.24%) Performance Monitoring
24 33 (9.24%) Red Hat

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.76%) IIS
3 16 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
5 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.24%) Apache
7 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.84%) Documentum
10 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.48%) MS Office
3 9 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.76%) Office 365
2 8 (2.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 114 (31.93%) TCP/IP
2 52 (14.57%) Firewall
3 47 (13.17%) SAN
4 24 (6.72%) DNS
4 24 (6.72%) LAN
5 23 (6.44%) WAN
6 21 (5.88%) GSM
7 20 (5.60%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (5.32%) UMTS
9 15 (4.20%) Wireless
10 13 (3.64%) VoIP
10 13 (3.64%) DHCP
11 12 (3.36%) SDH
11 12 (3.36%) DWDM
11 12 (3.36%) SS7
11 12 (3.36%) NAS
11 12 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (3.08%) Internet
12 11 (3.08%) Ethernet
12 11 (3.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.80%) MySQL
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.56%) Big Data
4 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.28%) QlikView
5 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.84%) Subversion
3 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 27 (7.56%) Finance
3 24 (6.72%) Marketing
4 17 (4.76%) French Language
4 17 (4.76%) Spanish Language
5 9 (2.52%) German Language
6 7 (1.96%) Back Office
7 4 (1.12%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.84%) Front Office
9 2 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.68%) Web Services
1 6 (1.68%) LAMP
2 5 (1.40%) .NET
3 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.56%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (0.56%) HTML
4 2 (0.56%) SOAP
5 1 (0.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.48%) Clustering
4 14 (3.92%) Replication
5 12 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (1.68%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.84%) PKI
8 3 (0.84%) Kindle
8 3 (0.84%) Open Source
9 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.56%) iPhone
10 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.28%) SCORM
10 1 (0.28%) iPad
10 1 (0.28%) User Experience
10 1 (0.28%) Wiki
10 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 238 (66.67%) Windows
2 109 (30.53%) Linux
3 102 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 86 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (21.01%) UNIX
6 53 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (10.92%) Windows 8
8 33 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (7.28%) CentOS
10 20 (5.60%) Debian
10 20 (5.60%) Ubuntu
11 18 (5.04%) Windows XP
12 17 (4.76%) Mac OS X
13 15 (4.20%) SUSE
14 14 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (2.80%) Solaris
16 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.56%) Android
17 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (10.08%) ITIL
2 33 (9.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 27 (7.56%) Configuration Management
4 26 (7.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (3.64%) Service Delivery
5 13 (3.64%) Network Management
6 12 (3.36%) Capacity Management
7 11 (3.08%) Change Management
7 11 (3.08%) Mentoring
8 10 (2.80%) Product Marketing
9 8 (2.24%) Asset Management
9 8 (2.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (1.96%) Project Management
10 7 (1.96%) Incident Management
10 7 (1.96%) Load Balancing
11 6 (1.68%) Time Management
11 6 (1.68%) SIEM
12 4 (1.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (1.12%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.69%) SQL
2 24 (6.72%) Java
3 21 (5.88%) Perl
3 21 (5.88%) C
4 19 (5.32%) C++
4 19 (5.32%) Python
4 19 (5.32%) Ruby
5 15 (4.20%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.36%) VBScript
7 10 (2.80%) VB
8 8 (2.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (18.49%) Security Cleared
2 56 (15.69%) DV Cleared
3 54 (15.13%) SC Cleared
4 36 (10.08%) Degree
5 28 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (7.00%) MCSE
7 17 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.48%) MCP
9 15 (4.20%) CCNA
10 13 (3.64%) CISSP
11 11 (3.08%) HND
12 10 (2.80%) HNC
13 8 (2.24%) CEH
14 7 (1.96%) CCNP
14 7 (1.96%) Sun Certification
15 6 (1.68%) MCITP
16 5 (1.40%) SCSA
16 5 (1.40%) MCSA
17 4 (1.12%) RHCE
17 4 (1.12%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.76%) SLA
2 6 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 114 (31.93%) Active Directory
2 68 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.20%) XenApp
4 15 (4.20%) vSphere
5 13 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.80%) NDS
7 4 (1.12%) KVM
7 4 (1.12%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.56%) pfSense
10 1 (0.28%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (8.96%) EMC NetWorker
2 31 (8.68%) SCCM
3 16 (4.48%) SCOM
4 14 (3.92%) WSUS
5 12 (3.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.12%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.28%) OPNET
8 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.28%) Legato
Vendors
1 135 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 92 (25.77%) VMware
3 63 (17.65%) Cisco
4 50 (14.01%) HP
5 44 (12.32%) Oracle
6 37 (10.36%) Citrix
7 33 (9.24%) Red Hat
8 32 (8.96%) EMC
9 21 (5.88%) Avaya
10 20 (5.60%) Sun
11 14 (3.92%) Sybase
12 12 (3.36%) StorageTek
12 12 (3.36%) Brocade
13 11 (3.08%) Symantec
14 10 (2.80%) TIBCO
14 10 (2.80%) Juniper
14 10 (2.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 10 (2.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 8 (2.24%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.96%) Huawei
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